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Author: 0 Conor McGregor inspired Charlie Hunnam for King Arthur

In the interview, Hunnam said he learned how to fight after getting bullied in his younger years. Arthur pulls the sword, Excalibur , from the stone, but finds the sword's power beyond his control. Guy Ritchie's flashy take on the classic tale which cost Warner Bros. It also helps that Law hams it up spectacularly as Vortigen, providing a villain you'll definitely love to hate.

Author: 0 Speeding Amtrak engineer charged in 2015 crash that killed 8

But a Philadelphia municipal court judge on Thursday ordered the charges of involuntary manslaughter and reckless endangerment against Bostian to be revived. Kline, the attorney for the victims' families. The New York-bound Amtrak 188 entered the curve going more than double the speed limit, flinging multiple train cars free from the tracks and tearing up some of the railway's I-beams.

Arts&Culture Aziz Ansari Was 'Hesitant' to Do 'Master of None' Season 2
Author: 0 Aziz Ansari Was 'Hesitant' to Do 'Master of None' Season 2

At the Netflix show's Season 2 premiere Thursday night, Ansari explained how nothing about the new season changed after the 2016 presidential election ― even though it was written a while before the results came in. "I'm not fluent, but I'm really good for an Indian guy", he smiled. "I'd use that [chicken] emoji and say, 'Take off the meat and we'll just have bone sesh'".

Author: 0 SmackDown Recap: Jinder Mahal Pins Randy Orton

But Bleacher Report speculates that Orton will still come out on top after the brawl, especially since Mahal is not a big enough name yet to claim the title. Honestly, Nakamura's debut has been the main focus of the promotion for Backlash , and it was odd that he didn't have a match made official until now.

Arts&Culture Man arrested after beach tirade at Muslim family
Author: 0 Man arrested after beach tirade at Muslim family

Over the course of the five-and-a-half-minute video, Downing stalks back and forth, sometimes getting in the faces of family members while other times beating his chest from afar. Hotel management is passing the buck by claiming that they can't do anything about incidents that go down off of hotel grounds, even if the harassment occurred on a strip of beach which the resort provides private access.

Author: 0 Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 gets a massive $145 million opening

The latest addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe entered theaters with high expectations. The sequel's success has in part to do with its May release, as opposed to the original's August release. 2 " sequel will happen sometime in 2020. That doesn't include marketing costs that run into the tens of millions of dollars. Gifted brought its total take to $19.2 million with $2.1 million this past weekend.

Arts&Culture Madigan Calls for Special Counsel in Russia Probe
Author: 0 Madigan Calls for Special Counsel in Russia Probe

Committee Vice Chairman Mark Warner, D-Va., noted that Comey's absence was atop his mind and that he had plenty of questions for McCabe and the other intelligence leaders about the Russian Federation probe. Trump is the first president since Richard Nixon to fire a law enforcement official overseeing an investigation with ties to the White House. Rogers is respected in foreign-policy and intelligence communities and he would likely be well received by Republican leaders in Congress, but ...

Author: 0 Acting FBI boss contradicts Trump over Comey

On Capitol Hill Wednesday, Vice President Mike Pence said that the decision to fire Comey had only been taken at Rosenstein's urging. The source also contradicted Trump's claims that Comey requested a dinner with the president, saying, "it is absolutely untrue that Jim asked to have dinner or that he asked to have his job".

Arts&Culture English losing importance in Europe: EU chief
Author: 0 English losing importance in Europe: EU chief

The obvious assumption was that he was directing his remarks at Theresa May after her blunt remarks in Downing Street the day before. "I don't think there is any question of influencing the campaign". In addition to the some 3.2 million European citizens in the United Kingdom, privileges must also apply to frontier workers who commute to Britain, people who have worked or lived in the U.K.in the past and family members, including relatives who are not EU citizens, he said.

Arts&Culture Theresa May's party secures big gains in local elections
Author: 0 Theresa May's party secures big gains in local elections

Although that prediction is narrower than the polls, it projects that May would win a solid majority in June's general election. "The reality is that today, despite the evident will of the British people, we have bureaucrats in Europe who are questioning our resolve to get the right deal".

Arts&Culture 'Dangal' mints over Rs 200 cr in China
Author: 0 'Dangal' mints over Rs 200 cr in China

Aamir Khan's Dangal has made up its mind for a prolonged and successful run at the Chinese theatres. Noted film critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted about the recent figures of the film in China. Chinese millennials like Liu and Wang are exactly the demographic that Indian distributors are targeting. The movie hit over 9000 screens in China alone.

Arts&Culture Emma Watson wins Best Actor at MTV Awards
Author: 0 Emma Watson wins Best Actor at MTV Awards

The 2017 show would now include awards for television and all of the awards will be gender-neutral. Piers Morgan has slammed Emma Watson for accepting the non-gender award for "Best Actor" at last night's MTV Movie and TV Awards , sarcastically blasting the Beauty and the Beast star as "a worthy recipient" of the new prize.

Arts&Culture Emily VanCamp and Josh Bowman of Revenge Are Engaged
Author: 0 Emily VanCamp and Josh Bowman of Revenge Are Engaged

They've been pretty private about their relationship, but on May 11 the actress posted a photo on Instagram, clearly flashing an engagement ring. Well, the couple we came to know on the show, Emily Thorne and Daniel Grayson, have some exciting news - they're engaged in real life! One day before seemingly announcing her engagement, VanCamp was celebrating different exciting news: Fox just picked up her new pilot, The Resident .

Author: 0 South Korea, CIA accused of plot to assassinate Kim Jong

Cory Gardner of Colorado after Gardner called the country's autocratic leader Kim Jong-un a "whack job" and "a crazed maniac" during an appearance on MSNBC's Morning Joe . He added that North Korea has been living under sanctions for the past six decades and does not pay heed to them at all. Analysts pointed out that North Korea has repeatedly threatened many attacks on the US without following through.

Author: 0 "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" tops box office in North America

Unlike the first one, Guardians Vol. 2 had big expectations attached to it. Based on Marvel Comics, the film and its predecessor star Chris Pratt (Peter Quill/Starlord), Vin Diesel (Groot), Bradley Cooper (Rocket Racoon), Zoe Saldana (Gamora), Karen Gillan (Nebula), Dave Bautista (Drax), and Michael Rooker (Yondu).

Arts&Culture Will Ferrell makes students laugh at USC commencement speech
Author: 0 Will Ferrell makes students laugh at USC commencement speech

The 49-year-old actor, who graduated from the school in 1990, received an honorary doctorate and delivered the main address during the ceremony on Friday (May 12) in Los Angeles. "The next time I'm flying and they ask if there's a doctor on board, I can now confidently leap to my feet and scream, 'I'm a doctor, what can I do? Imagine me - literally picture my face - signing this song, gently into your ear", he said.

Arts&Culture O'Reilly speaks out, anti-Fox News activist efforts continue
Author: 0 O'Reilly speaks out, anti-Fox News activist efforts continue

O'Reilly said "there's going to be an exposition soon" on the groups that organized the efforts that led to his termination. "My attorneys told me, and we were all shocked". "What they do.is come up with this scenario and try to reinforce that", he said. O'Reilly also weighed in on the controversy surrounding President Donald Trump's decision to fire FBI Director James Comey, saying that the president fired the former director because he doesn't trust him.

Author: 0 'King Arthur: Legend of the Sword' Review

The once-largest city in Great Britain during the 1st century is brought back to life in Guy Ritchie's film King Arthur: Legend of the Sword. They didn't want to give me one, so I said, 'Well, OK. Unless, of course, Ritchie gifted it to someone else instead. Law exemplifies evil with outstanding conviction, as I began to increasingly dislike his character throughout the movie, and Hunnam slays as Arthur.

Arts&Culture Modern Family gets two more series
Author: 0 Modern Family gets two more series

What are your thoughts on "Modern Family" returning for at least two more seasons on ABC? According to sources, the renewal came after negotiations with ABC and Sony Pictures Television with the idea of reducing the show's licensing fee. ABC wants to keep its ( modern) family together for two more years. Modern Family co-creator Steve Levitan said: 'We are beyond thrilled that we get to spend more time with these characters, these fantastic actors, our ridiculously talented writers and ...

Author: 0 Ohio police chief, 2 nursing home employees killed by gunman

Kirkersville Police Chief Steven Eric Disario, 36, was responding to a report about a man in a street with a firearm when he saw the gunman in an alley behind Pine Kirk Care Center nursing home shortly before 8 a.m., Thorp said. After the gunman shot the police chief, the two hostages ran away and were not harmed, DeWine said. "We've always seen Licking County as a very safe community", Thorp said.

Author: 0 'Guardians' Of The Galaxy Vol. 3': Elizabeth Debicki Will Return As

Wonder how long it'll take before we see Oliver and Company get the live action treatment? If you saw Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 over the weekend, let us know what you thought of it in the forums! On top of that, Star-Lord finally meets his father, Ego the Living Planet ( Kurt Russell ), but finds that he may not be everything he appears to be, while Drax strikes up a fascinating relationship with Ego's pet empath Mantis ( Pom Klementieff ).

Arts&Culture Caitlyn Jenner distant from Kim Kardashian West
Author: 0 Caitlyn Jenner distant from Kim Kardashian West

In the same breath, she is serving heaping amounts of shade directed exclusively at the Kardashians. "I love Kimberly , I think she's a wonderful person, we have a very good relationship", she said . "This previous year has been absolute hell for [Kim Kardashian] and made her realize life is too short". Her interpretation of what might have happened and my interpretation are different'.

Arts&Culture Trump threatens to cancel briefings for 'sake of accuracy'
Author: 0 Trump threatens to cancel briefings for 'sake of accuracy'

Any such request - which was denied by Mr Comey, who said that he could only pledge honesty - could can be interpreted to mean that Mr Trump was asking the then-FBI director to promise that investigations into Russia's election interference would not target the Oval Office .

Arts&Culture White House fumes after Moscow releases Trump meeting photos
Author: 0 White House fumes after Moscow releases Trump meeting photos

The State Department did post photos of Lavrov's meeting with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson , but that was open to the press. The Russian Embassy released two separate photos of Trump shaking hands with both men. No, that statement came from the Russian Foreign Ministry's Twitter account, and the words were ostensibly penned by Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova .

Arts&Culture Anthem gives up Cigna bid, vows to fight on over damages
Author: 0 Anthem gives up Cigna bid, vows to fight on over damages

For Cigna , investors will watch whether the company uses its accumulated funds to repurchase shares or strike deals of its own. On the contrary, Cigna's repeated willful breaches of the Merger Agreement and its successful sabotage of the transaction has caused Anthem to suffer massive damages, claims which Anthem intends to vigorously pursue against Cigna.

Arts&Culture Agents of SHIELD: The series is renewed for a season 5!
Author: 0 Agents of SHIELD: The series is renewed for a season 5!

And even though its fourth season has been its best one yet, there has been a dark cloud hanging over it. Marvel's Agents of SHIELD has taken viewers to different corners of the Marvel Cinematic Universe for four years now. star Clark Gregg shared the same snap on his Twitter . " World's End " was written by Jeffrey Bell and directed by Billy Gierhart. The series was created by Joss Whedon , Jed Whedon , and Maurissa Tancharoen as Marvel's first major foray into TV in the MCU era.

Author: 0 King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword

Watson), enabled by a Faustian deal with a triad of witches. "As a kid, I got picked on". Movie No. 2 centers on young Arthur, who is raised in a brothel and trained in combat by a character called "Kung-Fu George", as he evolves from hapless orphan to a sort of prince of thieves.

Arts&Culture Spurs Squeeze By Rockets For Game 5 Win, Leonard
Author: 0 Spurs Squeeze By Rockets For Game 5 Win, Leonard

If the San Antonio Spurs don't have Leonard, it should be obvious the Spurs won't win anything. Harden was brilliant through most of Tuesday's game, finishing with a triple-double - 33 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists. There is a lot we can discuss about this game and Houston is going to get a lot of flak from the press about not showing up to Game 6 and losing to a Kawhi-less Spurs team , and for getting blown out at home.

Arts&Culture Scandal's Katie Lowes Is Pregnant with Her First Child!
Author: 0 Scandal's Katie Lowes Is Pregnant with Her First Child!

The actress and her husband, Adam Shapiro , are having an interesting time picking out names for their little man. We have zero names. "My husband's a huge basketball fan so for years we've been calling him 'LeBron, '" Katie joked. " Scandal " star Katie Lowes is pregnant with her first child. Co-star Guillermo Díaz also figured it out quickly, with Katie confirming the good news after he said, 'Your boobs look super big'.

Arts&Culture Woman accused of chasing GOP rep in vehicle after town hall
Author: 0 Woman accused of chasing GOP rep in vehicle after town hall

Rep. David Kustoff on Monday after a town hall meeting with constituents at the University of Tennessee at Martin, the Weakley County Sheriff's Department said in a news release. Kustoff said he voted for the bill because the "current health care system is failing Tennesseans". "We promised the American people we would repeal and replace Obamacare, and today, the House voted to keep our word and provide relief".

Arts&Culture Head of NYC jails to resign after flap over ethical lapses
Author: 0 Head of NYC jails to resign after flap over ethical lapses

De Blasio has passionately defended Ponte, 70, since the DOI report was released last month, saying the commissioner merely "made a mistake". But Department of Investigations Commissioner Mark Peters quickly followed with a statement, claiming that City Hall was misinformed and that "Commissioner Ponte and others did not receive official "advice" that they could use their cars for personal trips out of state".

Arts&Culture Kremlin says feels 'cautious optimism' after Trump meeting with Lavrov
Author: 0 Kremlin says feels 'cautious optimism' after Trump meeting with Lavrov

There was much furor in the USA media after the White House blocked US reporters from photographing the meeting, opting to allow only the White House and a sole Russian photographer to capture the images of the two officials. CNN reported the White House is furious over the incident and quotes one official as saying the Russians tricked them. U.S. press photographers were not invited to the meeting, there had been no plans to immediately release images, and in an official White House ...

Author: 0 Varun Bahl gifts traditional Indian instruments to Justin Bieber

Several attendees at the concert took to their respective social media accounts and expressed their thoughts about Bieber lip-syncing to most of his tracks and being disinterested in the performance. DJ Sartek, DJ Zaeden and Norwegian DJ Alan Walker opened the evening for him. The global singer enthralled over 45,000 people during his performance at DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai.

Author: 0 Watch Mark Hamill surprise unsuspecting 'Star Wars' fans for 'Force For Change'

The franchise was launched back in 1977 with Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope , and quickly became a worldwide phenomenon branching out to release books, a television series, video games and comics. From awesome back drops to special work days, the Star Wars fans of the world did not disappoint. Other attractions include a Star Wars-themed "silent disco" on Friday and Saturday, from 9pm to 11pm, and a screening of Star Wars : The Force Awakens on Saturday at 9pm.

Arts&Culture Amitabh Bachchan statue installed at a temple in Kolkata
Author: 0 Amitabh Bachchan statue installed at a temple in Kolkata

Sensation director Ram Gopal Varma's latest Hind film "Sarkar 3" starring Amitabh Bachchan, Ronit Roy , Jackie Shroff , Manoj Bajpayee, Amit Sadh and Yami Gautam, has released on Friday, May 12th, 2017. "A gang of rats can not harm a cat, let alone slay a tiger", Sarkar roars as his trusted man Ronit Roy aka Gokul informs him about his enemies' closed ranks.